Amazing Experiment – Melting Rock Using Sunshine!

Melting Rock Using SunshineMelting Rock Using Sunshine

BBC’s Jem Stansfield recently melted a rock with sunlight, as part of his popular television series, “Bang Goes The Theory”. Jem Stansfield traveled to the Solar Furnace Research Facility in Southern France, where he witnesses the incredible power generated by highly concentrated sunlight.

Amazing Experiment – Melting Rock Using Sunshine!

The sun-powered ray generates over 6,300 degrees at its focal point. That’s enough to scorch wood in mere seconds, and even melt rock or metal with ease. In fact, there’s no known element on earth that can withstand its photonic beam.

How awesome is this?

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